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264                                    FLORA INDICA.                     [Fumariocea.
Iferba facie et habitu C. rntaifoliat a qua differt statura majore, caule subrigido,
foliis coriaceis pinnatisectis, racemis 2 v, pluribus, floribns brevius pedicellatis, cal-
care fere recto, petalo posiico dorso alato, antico apice angusto cucullato, et siliquis
nt videtur latioribus.—Radio; ignota. Caulis spithatneeus, longe nudus, flexuosus,
rigidas. Folia alterna v: subopposita, plerumque sessilia, 1-1$- poll, longa, ajquilata,
laciniis (pinnulisve) 3-6-jugis, inter se consimilibus, subremotis, % poll, longis, %
poll, latis, acutis, integerrimis v. paucidentatis. Racemi divisi v. in caule apice
bis terve diviso axillares. JBracfea iiitegrso v. seetnc. Ftores 4 poll, longi, flave-
scentes, pnrpureo-maculati. SepaJa squamrcformia.
"We have but few specimens of this very distinct-looking species. It has many
characters in common with C. ndafolia, but differs much in size and habit, the nar-
row apices of the outer petals, winged posticous petalj and in the short pedicels of
the flowers. The petioled leaves, shape of petals, the flowers not being umbellate,
and their colour, distinguish it at once from C. Kashmiriana.
8.  C, joncea (Wall. Tent. PL Nep. 54. t. 42); aphylla, scapo gra-
cili 1-2-bracteato v. nudo, raccmo multifloro, bractcis linearibus, pedi-
cellis gracilibus, calcare ascendcnte flore scquilongo v. breviore, petalis
exterioribus cucullatis dorso alatis.—Wall. Cat. 1429 i
HAB. In Himalaya central! ct oriental! ulpiaa, alt. 12-14,000 pcd.:
Nipal, Wdl.l Sikkiml—(FL Jul. Sept.) (v. v.)
Species distinctissima.—Radix ignota. Oaulis v. scapus pcdalis et ultra, gracilis,
crectus, subflexuosus, otnnino nudus v. bracteis paueis oruatus. Eacemus 14}-3-polli-
cai'is, multifloras, subcylindraeeus. Braefeofo pcdicellis gracilibus •£-§ poll, lougis bis *
tervc breviores. Florcs breves, iatiusftuli, •£-£ poll, longi, flavi, macula parpurea ad
ajnccs petalornra s\ipcriorum utrinque notaii. Sepato s(iuamfoformia.
A leafless slender species, which cuunot be confounded with any other. The ra-
ceme is generally many-flowered, but in weak specimens only a few flowers are pro-
duced.
b. Radix fusiformis.    Cakar Jlore epymlongum v. kngiw
* Caulibtis scapvme simplicibw rarius divlsia parce folwtia.
9.   C. crithmifolia (Boyle, III 68); foliis omnibus radicalibus bi-
Iripinnatisectis, segrncntis linearibus acutis intcgris v. varic sectis, ra-
cemo multifloro, bracteis elongatis linearibus pcdiccllos superantibus,
calcare florem superante.-r-C. epithyinifolia (crrorc typo^raphico), W&1-
pm, Etp, i. 120.
HAB. In Himalaya occidental! temperata, Gnrliwal, Munro / Knna-
wav, Jaw/Mmont / Jtoi/le /—(FL Apr. Mai.) (v, -s.)
Radix fasiformifi, craswa. (!uu!i$ scnpusve 3-poll, nd pcdalem, crasRiusculns, om-
niuo aphyllus et cbractcutus. Folia vudirnHu scapo Jftquilonga, petiolus bosi vagi-
nans, lamina 1-4 nn«. longn, circutnaerXntioiie late ovato-rotundata, subirregiiluriter
bitripiunatiscctn, seamentis JMIHCIH crassiusculis, maguitudine variia, cxemplaribus iu
(larhwal lectis eivteris inultotics latioribus; pinnis prirnariia longe petiolulatis. Rv-
twtw Kubdeosiiloruft. Bractea intcrdmn 1-i-pollicares, racomum totnm supcrantcs,
rarius pedicdlis brcvbrcs. Ftorw pollicarea, sulphurei. PetM apice purpurea;
e^tcriora apice cucullnta, acuta, dftrso incrassnta v. alata.
Apparently a rare species, easily recognized by its long-petioled radical leaves,
leafless swipe, nnil v<,wry long, linear, en lire, green bracts. Munro's specimens have
wings on the back of the upper and lower petals, which ore not apparent in the Ku-
ituwar ones, ami tvbieh, with the much greater breadth of the leaflets, probably are
tiic effect of the diiuijtor clininte of Ggrhwul.